Candice Patrice McDeigan

Country Director
Profile / Bio: 

Ms. Candice Patrice McDeigan is the Country Director for the Azerbaijan Republic Resident Mission in ADB’s Central and West Asia Department. She is a qualified lawyer and a country director with over 20 years of diverse international private and development experience

Academic qualifications:

  • 2009 - University of Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business, Masters of Business Administration (MBA)
  • 2000 - Solicitor of England and Wales
  • 1997 - University of Cambridge (Downing College), Master of Laws (First Class Honours), awarded title of Piatt Scholar and Senior Harris Scholar of Downing College, Cambridge
  • 1994 - University of the West Indies, Bachelor of Laws (LLB Honours).

Work experiences:

  • Jan 2021 – present ADB Central and West Asia Department, Azerbaijan Republic Resident Mission, Country Director
  • Aug 2016- Dec 2020 ADB Central and West Asia Department, Kyrgyz Republic Resident Mission, Country Director
  • Nov 2012 - 2016 ADB East Asia Department, People's Republic of China Resident Mission, Head, Portfolio Management Unit
  • Jun 2009 - Nov 2012 ADB South Asia Department, Sri Lanka Resident Mission, Unit Head, Portfolio Management Unit/Senior Portfolio Management
  • 2005 - 2009 Central Operations Services Office, Consulting and Procurement Specialist
  • 2002 - 2004 United Nations Office for Project Services (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Bangkok, Thailand), Lawyer and Procurement Advisor (Asia)
  • 1999-2002 Clifford Chance Limited Liability Partnership (London, United Kingdom), Solicitor (Capital Markets)
  • July 1997 - Jul 1998 Fitzwilliam, Stone, Furness-Smith & Morgan (Port of Spain, Trinidad), Attorney at Law
  • Jan 1998 - Sep 1998 Chartered Secretaries (Port of Spain, Trinidad), Lecturer in Company Law.

Professional association: Solicitor (England & Wales).  Professional membership: Law Society of England and Wales.